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Sustainable Urban Architectural Designer

Last updated: 11/29/2012
Added on: 2/7/2012

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Peter Newton, Assoc AIA, CSBA, PMP
901 E Van Buren St. #2039
Apt. 2039
Phoenix, AZ 85006

Work Status


Work Experience

September 2009

Independent Architectural Entrepreneur and Event Organizer

Fourward Architecture, Contractor
January 2011
December 2011

Community Liaison-Business Development Manager

Romanoski Glass & Mirror, Full-Time
January 2007
December 2009

Architectural Job Captain

Jacobs Engineering, Full-Time
January 2005
January 2007

Project Manager II

Cawley Architects, Full-Time
January 2003
December 2003

Architectural Technician

Rob Paulus Architect, Ltd, Full-Time
January 2000
December 2002

Architectural Intern III

Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects, Full-Time
January 1999
January 2000

Architectural Intern II

The Mathes Group, Full-Time
January 1998
January 1999

Architectural Draughtsman

Olde New Orleans Design Group, Full-Time
January 1996
January 1998

Architectural Intern I

Christner, Inc, Full-Time

Salary Information

Company Unknown

$50,000 per salaried


August 2011

Phoenix College

Vocational in Sustainability Studies
January 1996

Washington University

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
August 1991

Carnegie Mellon University

Vocational in Pre-College in Architecture


United States – Minnesota – Minneapolis

United States – California – Los Angeles

United States – Colorado – Denver

United States – Louisiana – New Orleans

United States – Pennsylvania – Pittsburgh

Government & Military

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Peter Newton, Associate AIA, CSBA, PMP

901 E Van Buren St., #2039

Phoenix, AZ 85006


An aspiring architect, designing creative and contemplative spaces through client participation. Experienced in project management, architecture, construction, planning, public policy, urban design, community creation, and sustainability. Organized meetings to discuss issues pertinent to projects and community involvement. My portfolio includes places where people live, work, contemplate, educate and play. Participated in International competitions and community design charrettes. Developed professional development programs for offices, AIA and USGBC Chapters. Lectured on architecture, urban revitalization, sustainability, and professional development.



  • Architectural Programming & Design
  • Critical Thinking & Collaborative Problem Solving
  • Developing & Delivering Presentations
  • Sustainable Building Design & Systems Integration
  • Graphic Communication
  • Spatial Visualization & Modeling
  • Construction Conflict Resolution
  • Document Project Status, Progress, Close Out & Archival Management
  • Pre-Occupancy, Facility & Site Assessment
  • Volunteer Management
  • Mentoring & Teaching
  • Civic Leadership
  • Conference & Trade Show Development, Management & Representation


Independent Services, Contract Work, Phoenix, AZ, 2003 – Present

Networked at business round tables, Chambers of Commerce and professional associations, to develop strategic allegiances for civic initiatives and entrepreneurial projects.

  • Documented existing conditions for separate renovation projects for LuPe Designs and Herb Hacker, AIA.
  • Researched how to create a new architecture partnership, Fourward Architecture.
  • Canvassed door to door (sales) and consulted for multiple campaigns

Romanoski Glass and Mirror, Lead Generation and Sales Manager, Phoenix, AZ, 2011

Directed lead generation and sales across the Southwest. Demonstrated the Major Industries product line at professional society meetings and conferences, and delivered lunch and learn presentations about innovations in day-lighting.

Jacobs Engineering, Architectural Job Captain, Phoenix, AZ, 2007 – 2009

Conducted facility conditions assessments to determine maintenance and renovation schedules for the US Air Force in Texas and South Carolina. Received a commendation letter from CVS/pharmacy for thoroughness in facilities assessment and surveys of acquired stores.

Cawley Architects, Project Manager, Phoenix, AZ, 2005 – 2007

Worked closely with consultants to design and construct turnkey commercial, warehouse and retail projects, and the firm’s only 5 story steel structure, a Class A office building with a signature cantilevered, radial curtain wall and a parapet sunscreen.

Rob Paulus Architect, Ltd., Architectural Designer, Tucson, AZ, 2003

Designed and developed construction documents for residential, commercial and urban redevelopment projects, including mechanical and electrical designs.

Watkins Hamilton Ross Architects, Architect In Training, Houston, TX, 2000 – 2002

The Mathes Group, Telecommunication CollocationProject Coordinator, New Orleans, LA, 1999 – 2000

Olde New Orleans Design Group, Residential Design-Build Draftsman, New Orleans, LA, 1998 – 1999

Christner Inc., Architectural Intern, St. Louis, MO, 1996 – 1998

Volunteer Experience

American Institute of Architects, 1999 – present

Developed and coordinated Continuing Education programs, including state conferences, for numerous chapters. Desktop published AIA New Orleans Newsletter and Meeting Notices. Drafted AIA St. Louis letter of support for the renovation of the historic Statler and Lenox Hotels.

USGBC Arizona Chapter Central Branch, Phoenix, AZ, 2006 – Present

Severed as Vice-Chair of the Advocacy Committee to develop the Chapter’s Policy Position and “How to Take Action” papers.

Metropolis St. Louis, Living Environments Committee, St. Louis, MO, 1997 – 1998

Planned and developed entrepreneurial programs, to create grassroots efforts to keep young professionals in St. Louis and revitalize the city.


Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts (BA), Major in Architecture, St. Louis, MO, 1996

Carnegie Mellon University, Pre-College, Architecture, Pittsburgh, PA, 1991

Professional Development and Certifications, 1997 – Present

Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA), Ikoloji, Sustainable Building Advisor Institute, Phoenix, AZ, 2010 – 2011

AIA Phoenix Metro-City of Phoenix-Phoenix College, Revit Boot Camp, Phoenix, AZ, 2010

PMP Certification-Microsoft Office 2007, Training To You, Phoenix, AZ, 2010

OSHA 10, Jacobs Engineering, San Antonio, TX, December 2008


Project Rising: Real Estate Pitch Forum, Invited to participate, City of Phoenix and Ikoloji, 2012

AIA Phoenix Metro, Appointed Phoenix Section Chair, AIA Phoenix Metro, 2010-2011

Michael G. Meyers Design and Scholarship Competition, Juror, AIA Houston, 2002

PSI Homesavers, Gold Hammer Award,2002

AIA National Associates Committee, Chapter of the Year Award,2002

AIA New Orleans, Elected Intern/Associate Director,2000


National Trust for Historic Preservation, Member, 1997 to Present

Modern Phoenix, Volunteer, 2007 to Present

Modern Architecture Preservation Project – Tucson, Organizing Member, 2004 to Present

Project Management Institute (PMI), Member, 2010 to Present


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